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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 0/3] x86/boot/KASLR: Parse ACPI table and limit kaslr in immovable memory
On Sat, Oct 13, 2018 at 10:34:29PM +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2018 at 04:19:59PM -0400, Masayoshi Mizuma wrote:
> > Baoquan and Chao, thank you for your comments!
> >
> > Boris, the patches has been merged to linux-next.
>
> First of all, please do not top-post.
>
> Even if they're in linux-next, that doesn't mean they should go upstream
> while there are still issues to be hammered out.

Got it, thanks.

>
> In this particular case, if Chao Fan's patchset shapes up in a decent
> form to be upstreamed, we don't need the cmdline parameter anymore, do
> we?
>
> Because we'll have the SRAT parsing and proper KASLR limits ready and
> working automatically, I'd say.

Yes, but I think we need to arrange the Chao's SRAT parsing to be used
from kernel_randomize_memory() because Chao's approach needs the SRAT
parsing before extract kernel and the padding size calculation needs
the parsing in start_kernel(), so they are living in different life
cycle and space.

Thanks,
Masa

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